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The School of Information at San José State University offers fully online, graduate-level courses through the Open Classes program.

Courses available in the i.School Open Classes program are electives offered to students enrolled in the Master of Library and Information Science and Master of Archives and Records Administration programs. Course selection and faculty vary each session. Courses are offered during the fall, spring, and summer sessions.

Courses offered during the spring 2015 session cover diverse topics, including web design, information visualization, metadata, grant writing, cataloging, data mining, digital curation, building learning commons, participatory practice in libraries, and information assurance. In addition, students can sign up to take a Spanish language and culture course designed for information professionals and delivered fully online. We are also offering several 1-unit courses, including courses covering consumer health librarianship and music librarianship.

For a complete list of courses, please see: Spring 2015 Course Schedule.

Summer 2015 list of available courses: TBD

Most of the 60+ electives offered in the MLIS and MARA graduate programs are available through the i.School Open Classes program.